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  1. 'Life was hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | BBC News

    One hundred and forty-four states outlined the rights of people forced from their homes as well as what countries must do to protect them. A refugee is defined a person who "owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality, and is unable to or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country".


  2. Afghan capital locked down for large demonstrationRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Madison Press

    Main roads across the Afghan capital Kabul have been blocked by authorities as thousands of ethnic Hazaras marched on Saturday through the city demanding a planned power line be rerouted through their poverty-stricken province. Police moved trucks and containers into the city overnight Friday to block roads and prevent marchers reaching the city center or the presidential palace.


  3. Kaiser: Training Afghan forces 'a tremendous responsibility'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Stars and Stripes

    As the new commander in charge of training Afghan security forces, Maj. Gen. Richard Kaiser must walk a fine line between helping the war-torn country's military and police rebuild and root out systemic corruption.


  4. Iowa veteran, Afghanistan leaders work to change perceptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | KCCI-TV Des Moines



  5. I rejected my parents' WASP values. Now I see we need them more than ever.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    Pamela Constable is a member of the Post's foreign news staff. A former foreign correspondent based in New Delhi and Kabul, she reports periodically from Afghanistan and other trouble spots overseas.


  6. US to base hundreds of troops outside AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 |

    The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Tuesday that "some hundreds" of U.S. forces - in addition to the 8,400 that President Barack Obama announced would stay in the country last week - will be based outside Afghanistan, but will be ready to quickly deploy into the warzone if needed. The decision to place troops outside the country raises questions about the actual reduction in troop totals, since any number of the hundreds could be moved quickly in and out of the country on any given day.


  7. U.S. shifts emphasis of new operations against Taliban to eastern AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Washington Post

    An Afghan National Army soldier searches for mines during a patrol while a Humvee is seen in the background in Logar province, Afghanistan, on Feb. 16. BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said Tuesday that U.S. troops are shifting the primary emphasis of recently approved operations against the Taliban to the eastern part of the country, where a variety of insurgents remain entrenched. Army Gen.


  8. Pentagon chief seeks better use of US forces in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that the decision to give U.S. commanders more authority to work with Afghan troops and strike the Taliban will maximize the use and effectiveness of American forces in Afghanistan. Carter is in Afghanistan to meet with U.S. commanders in the wake of a pledge by NATO allies to keep troop levels stable as they battle a resilient Taliban.


  9. Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot: Afghanistan is FUBARRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | OpEdNews

    Afghanistan keeps dropping out of the headlines. Despite its endless bleeding, its "Enduring Freedom" torment, caused by America's anti-communist obsession, and perpetrat ed by its imperialist instinct for world control at all costs, it's just not interesting for the thrill-seeking msm, and is embarrassing to its lame-duck Nobel laureate president.


  10. Pentagon chief in Afghanistan to meet with US commandersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Albany Times Union

    Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center left, accompanied by the Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, center right, arrives to the Ministry of Defense in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, July 11, 2016. As Carter arrived in Iraq, Monday, he said U.S. and coalition forces will use the newly retaken air base in Qayara as a staging hub as Iraqi security forces move closer to the long-awaited battle to recapture Mosul from Islamic State militants.


  11. 12:08 Tajikistan resumes its consular activities in Afghanistan's BadakhshanRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | AkiPress

    The Consulate of Tajikistan has resumed its work in the city of Faizabad, the administrative center of Badakhshan Province in northeast Afghanistan after a 6-month break, reports Interfax-Ukraine with reference to the Tajik Embassy in Kabul...


  12. Canada lays down $465M for renewed Afghan security and development programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | CBC News

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, shakes hands with Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan upon arriving at the NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday. Canada will spend $465 million to help cover the bill Afghan security forces and to pay for development assistance over three years, the Liberal government announced Saturday at the conclusion of the NATO leaders' summit.


  13. NATO leaders meeting in Warsaw will tackle how to pay for Afghan securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | CBC News

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, left, and Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah between sessions at the NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Afghanistan's two top political figures on the margins of the NATO Summit in Warsaw Friday as Canadian officials prepare for the renewal of funding for the war-torn country's security forces.


  14. Obama Ignored Military Advice On Troop Levels In AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Daily Caller

    President Obama ignored the advice of all his military commanders when he drew down troop levels in Afghanistan to 8,400 , Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain told Fox News Wednesday. "When the president goes against their recommendations, and reduces by 1,400, then some of those missions and capabilities have to go away," McCain said.


  15. The Latest: NATO allies may increase troops in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The Polish capital Warsaw will host a two-day NATO su... . President Barack Obama walks down the steps of Air Force One after arriving at Chopin Airport in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, July 8, 2016.


  16. U.S. troop cut won't impact mission in Afghanistan: U.S. generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Reuters

    U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Platoon, B battery 2-8 field artillery, fire a howitzer artillery piece at Seprwan Ghar forward fire base in Panjwai district, Kandahar province southern Afghanistan, June 12, 2011. President Barack Obama's decision to withdraw roughly 1,400 U.S. troops from Afghanistan won't adversely impact America's mission there, a top general said before arriving in Kabul on Friday, adding that some jobs could be done from abroad.


  17. Obama Slows Afghan Withdrawal Again, Keeping 8,400 Troops Through His TermRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Flanked by his secretary of defense and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, President Obama announced that he was once again slowing the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. By the time President Obama leaves office, 8,400 American troops will remain in the country.


  18. Obama: U.S. to Keep 8,400 Troops in Afghanistan, Slow WithdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Bloomberg

    NOTE: U.S. had planned to draw down troop levels in Afghanistan from 9,800 to about 5,500 by end of the Obama administration; that pace already represented a retreat from initial plans to reduce the footprint of American soldiers to just 1,000 based out of the Kabul embassy by 2017


  19. Diplomatica: Women sweep Canadian Foreign Service Officers' awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 |

    The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers held its annual awards evening June 9 at the Shaw Centre. From left, former prime minister Joe Clark, Mona Yacoub, Citizenship Minister John McCallum, Jacqueline Kalisz, Brigitte Fournier and Foreign Minister StA phane Dion.


  20. As bee population wanes, one Austin honey-maker presses onRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | The Daily Advance

    Only a few years ago, Tara Chapman was wrapping up a decade of sometimes-dangerous intelligence and policy work in Afghanistan and Pakistan ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS JULY 2-3 - In this June 23, 2016 photo, Tara Chapman processes honey in East Austin, Texas. Chapman is a beekeeper who manages dozens of hives and processes the honey at the Sustainable Food Center for sale to farm and table restaurants in the Austin area.